Lou Hattersley

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Lou is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

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Microsoft Excel vs Apple Numbers for iOS review

Microsoft Excel vs Apple Numbers for iOS review

Which app do you use for creating spreadsheets on an iPad? Apple Numbers or Microsoft Excel

Which app do you use for creating spreadsheets on an iPad? Apple Numbers or Microsoft Excel

28 Nov 14

21 tips and tricks to become a Safari 8 for Mac OS X Yosemite expert

How to use the Safari web browser on the Mac

Mac OS X Yosemite comes with the all-new Safari 8: and there is a stack of new features in the web brower, here's how to use them

Mac OS X Yosemite comes with the all-new Safari 8: and there is a stack of new features in the web brower, here's how to use them

27 Nov 14

Should I buy a refurbished Mac?

Should I buy a refurbished Mac?

How to buy Macs, MacBooks and more from the Apple Refurb Store. Your essential guide to buying a cheap secondhand Mac

How to buy Macs, MacBooks and more from the Apple Refurb Store. Your essential guide to buying a cheap secondhand Mac

26 Nov 14

Buying advice: MacBook laptop or Mac desktop?

Buying advice: MacBook laptop or Mac desktop?

Apple makes some amazing desktop and laptop computers. If you’re struggling to choose between a a Mac desktop or laptop, this feature will help you get the right Mac.

Apple makes some amazing desktop and laptop computers. If you’re struggling to choose between a a Mac desktop or laptop, this feature will help you get the right Mac.

25 Nov 14

Microsoft Word vs Apple Pages review

Microsoft Word vs Apple Pages review

Microsoft Word or Apple Pages. Which is the best iPad/iPhone word processor?

Microsoft Word or Apple Pages. Which is the best iPad/iPhone word processor?

24 Nov 14

Get the best deal when buying a new Mac

Get the best deal when buying a new Mac

Your guide to getting a low price, or the best deal, with a new Apple Mac.

Your guide to getting a low price, or the best deal, with a new Apple Mac.

23 Nov 14

Troubleshoot a Mac remotely

Troubleshoot a Mac remotely

Fix your friend’s Mac with our guide to using Apple's Screen Sharing feature to remote control another Mac

Fix your friend’s Mac with our guide to using Apple's Screen Sharing feature to remote control another Mac

21 Nov 14

How to downgrade from iTunes 12 to iTunes 11

How to downgrade from iTunes 12 to iTunes 11

Fed up with Apple's new-look iTunes 12? Here's how to downgrade from iTunes 12 back to iTunes 11

Fed up with Apple's new-look iTunes 12? Here's how to downgrade from iTunes 12 back to iTunes 11

20 Nov 14

Apple Photos for Mac release date rumours

Apple Photos for Mac release date rumours

Apple's new Mac OS X Photos app is still in development. When will the iPhoto replacement come out?

Apple's new Mac OS X Photos app is still in development. When will the iPhoto replacement come out?

18 Nov 14

iPhone 6 Plus vs iPad mini 3 comparison

iPhone 6 Plus vs iPad mini 3 comparison

Should you buy an iPhone 6 Plus, or an iPad mini 3? The iPhone and iPad ranges are getting closer than ever

Should you buy an iPhone 6 Plus, or an iPad mini 3? The iPhone and iPad ranges are getting closer than ever

17 Nov 14

Complete guide to Snapchat

Complete guide to Snapchat

This guide shows you how to set-up and use Snapchat on the iPhone. Learn how to send, share, download and save images from Snapchat

This guide shows you how to set-up and use Snapchat on the iPhone. Learn how to send, share, download and save images from Snapchat

14 Nov 14

Set up Family Sharing

Set up Family Sharing

Share your apps, movies, and music with family and friends with Apple’s Family Sharing feature.

Share your apps, movies, and music with family and friends with Apple’s Family Sharing feature.

13 Nov 14

How to sell your old iPad: get the best price for an iPad

How to sell your old iPad: get the best price for an iPad

If you're thinking about buying an iPad mini 3 or iPad Air 2, now might be the time to sell off your old iPad. Here's how to get the best deal

If you're thinking about buying an iPad mini 3 or iPad Air 2, now might be the time to sell off your old iPad. Here's how to get the best deal

12 Nov 14

HomeKit release date rumours and FAQs

HomeKit release date rumours and FAQs

When is Apple's HomeKit coming out? Our HomeKit release date and rumours article looks at Apple's home automation/Internet of Things service

When is Apple's HomeKit coming out? Our HomeKit release date and rumours article looks at Apple's home automation/Internet of Things service

11 Nov 14

How to charge your iPhone (or iPad) faster

How to charge your iPhone (or iPad) faster

Is it really possible to charge your iPhone faster? Yes! These tricks show you how to get faster iPhone charging

Is it really possible to charge your iPhone faster? Yes! These tricks show you how to get faster iPhone charging

10 Nov 14

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